NIH 1998 Almanac/The Organization/NINDS/
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Mission
Conducts, fosters, coordinates, and guides research on the causes, prevention,
diagnosis, and treatment of the neurological disorders, and stroke, and supports basic
research in related scientific areas.
Provides grants-in-aid to public and private institutions and individuals in fields
related to its areas of interest, including research project, program project, and
research center grants.
Operates a program of contracts for the funding of research and research support
efforts in selected areas of institute need.
Provides individual and institutional fellowships to increase scientific expertise in
Conducts a diversified program of intramural and collaborative research in its own
laboratories, branches, and clinics.
Collects and disseminates research information related to neurological disorders.